If you’ve checked out my tips for the day before the test, you’ll know that I am a huge fan of making an ACT Cheat Sheet. Not the kind of cheat sheet you are going to peek at during the test! Definitely DO NOT do that! Rather, it’s a sheet of last minute reminders for you to review the night before and the morning of the ACT before you enter the test center. Then leave it in your car or safely tucked away in a purse or pocket.
This sheet is a reminder that you do have a game plan when the nerves of the test kick in.
But what exactly should go on your ACT cheat sheet?
Check out the video above for all the details on what to put where, but here’s my suggested template for your ACT reminders:
Students I’ve worked with have told me that this cheat sheet is enormously helpful for staying focused and keeping confidence levels up the day of the ACT, and I hope it helps you out too!
Kristin makes sure Magoosh's blogs are chock-full of awesome, free resources for students preparing for standardized tests. With a PhD from UC Irvine and degrees in Education and English, she’s been working in education since 2004 and has helped students prepare for standardized tests, as well as college and graduate school admissions, since 2007. She enjoys the agonizing bliss of marathon running, backpacking, hot yoga, and esoteric knowledge.
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